The specialist for high-tech coating, Alexium International Ltd., Perth/Australia, announced that prototype foam mattresses using FR socks treated with Alexiflam NF have passed flammability testing required by US federal safety standards in 16 CFR 1633.
By treating natural cotton instead of synthetic materials, Alexiflam NF provides a solution that is both sustainable and safe.
Moreover, Alexiflam NF solutions are more affordable than current FR sock solutions based on fiberglass technology.
Underwriter Laboratories (UL), Northbrook, IL/USA, an independent third party, conducted the testing. As regulated by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, the UL testing confirmed that the barrier treated with Alexiflam NF met all regulatory requirements and passed the rigorous flammability test protocol. Flame-retardant treatments reduce the chances of a fire starting and delay the spread of fire once it starts.